KUMAMOTO JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS is the continuation of KUMAMOTO JOURNAL OF SCIENCE (MATHEMATICS) Vol. 1 - Vol. 17.

Susumu TANABE (Editor-in-Chief), Mikio FURUSHIMA, Yuji HAMANA, Yoshishige HARAOKA, Hironobu KIMURA, Osamu KOBAYASHI, Masashi MISAWA, Atsumi WATANABE

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Editor-in-Chief

Kumamoto Journal of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Science

Kumamoto University

Kumamoto 860-8555, Japan

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- Yoshikazu Takada: Two-Stage Procedures for a Multivariate Normal Distribution
- Toshiaki Adachi: Meromorphic Extension of
*L*-Functions of Anosov Flows and Profinite Graphs

- Kiyoshi Yoshida: A Remark on Nonnegative Solutions with Compact Support for Degenerate Semilinear Elliptic Equations
- Mitsuhiko Kohno: A Simple Reduction of Single Linear Differential Equations to Birkhoff and Schlesinger's Canonical Systems
- David J. Sprows: A Note on the Presentations of Isotopy Groups of Bounded 2-Manifolds
- N. V. Milev and D. D. Bainov: Stability of Linear Systems of Differential Equations with Variable Structure and Impulse Effect
- D. D. Bainov and S. D. Milusheva: A Projection-Iterative Method for Solving the Periodic Problem for Ordinary Differential Equations with Impulse Effect

- Yoshishige Haraoka: G-Primitive Extensions for Linear Ordinary Differential Equations
- R. Gérard and D. A. Lutz: Maillet Type Theorems for Algebraic Difference Equations
- Takaaki Hamano and Shigemi Ohkohchi: Reduction of General Single Linear Differential Equations fo Schlesinger's Canonical Systems
- Masahiro Iwano: The Determination of a General Solutions for Gauss Differential Equation Represented by Rational Functions
- Shigemi Ohkohchi: An Extension of Weber's Equation

- Yukimasa Oka: A Note on Ergodic States on C
^{*}-Dynamics - Yoshikazu Takada: Specification Error in Sequential Estimation
- B. Klarès: Irregular Singular Point of a Linear Differential Sysmte - Dependence on the Initial Matrices

- H. Charrière and R. Gérard: The Rings of Formal and Convergent Inverse Factorial Series
- Toshiyuki Koitabashi: On a 2-Parameter Family of Solutions to a Nonlinear 2-System with an Irregular Singularity of Signature (1,1)
- Satoshi Fukatani: On Rational Points of k-Forms of a Homogeneous Space of Type A over an Algebraic Number Field I

- Kazuo Suzuki: Centers of Twisted Chevalley Groups over Commutative Rings
- Toshiyuki Maebashi: Some Mathematical Problems on the Univication of Forces
- Tomoyuki Yoshida: MacWilliams Identities for Linear Codes with Group Action

- H. Charrière: Une Généralisation du Théorème de Siegel
- Po-Fang Hsieh and Feipeng Xie: Asymptotic Diagonalization of a Linear Ordinary Differential Systems
- Toshiaki Adachi: Ideal Boudary of a Complete Metric Space
- Hiroto Hyakutake: The Best Component Selection Procedures for a Multivariate Exponential Distribution
- Yukimasa Oka: A Remark on an Abelianness of Invariant States on C
^{*}-Dynamics - Yoshinobu Kamishima: On the 3-Dimensional Pseudo-Hermitial Space Forms and Other Geometric Structures
- Yasumasa Saisho: A Model of the Random Motion of Mutually Reflecting Molecules in
**R**^{d}

- H. Charrière: Opérateurs Linéaires analytiques Transformé de Fourier. Produit de convolution. Applications.
- S. S. Pandey: Norm Preserving Mulipliers on a Weighted Segal Algebra
- Po-Fang Hsieh: Analytic Solutions of a Degenerated System of Two Nonliear Equations at an Irregular Type Singularity
- Mitsuhiko Kohno, Kazuhiro Tsurumaru and Hidenori Haruki: Monodromy Groups for Certain Hypergeometric Systems
- R. C. Agrawal and Anju Mishira: Some Identities for Commutative Quasi-Groups
- Yoshishige Haraoka: Irreducibility of Accessory Parameter Free Systems
- Yoshikazu Takada: Admissibility of Prediction Regions in Two-Dimensional Normal Distribution

- M. A. Bashir and Aboubakr Bayoumi: Fixed Points of Holomorphic Mappings of a Complex Manifold
- Yukimasa Oka: On the Ergodicity of Compact Abelian Group Extensions of States on C
^{*}-Dynamics - Hironobu Kimura and Toshiyuki Koitabashi: Normalizer of Maximal Abelian Subgroups of
*GL*(n) and General Hypergeometric Functions - Akihiro Saeki: On Some Foliations on Ruled Surfaces of Genus One
- Yoshinobu Kamishima: Transformation Groups on Heisenberg Geometry

- D. D. Bainov, A. B. Dishliev and G. T. Stamov: Almost Periodic Solutions of Hyperbolic Systems of Impulsive Differential Equations
- Hironobu Kimura: On the Homology Group Associated with the General Airy Integral
- Deming Liu and Kazuo Okamoto: Polynomial Hamiltonian Structure for the A
_{3}System - Atusi Matumiya: On Some Hamiltonian Structures of Painlevé Systems, III

- M. K. Aouf, H. M. Hossen and H. M. Srivastava: Certain Subclasses of Prestarline Functions with Negative Coefficients
- Yoshinobu Kamishima: Locally Conformal Kähler Manifolds with a Family of Constant Curvature Tensors
- Masaaki Yoshida: The Real Loci of the Configuration Space of Six Points on the Projective Line and a Picard Modular 3-Fold

- S. M. Mazhar: A Note on the Localization of |N,p
_{n}|_{k}Summability of Fourier Series - Katsunori Iwasaki and Michitake Kita: Twisted Homology of the Configuration Spaces of
*n*-Points with Applications to Hypergeometric Functions - Shin-ichi Ohwaki and Koh-ichi Matsuda: On a Formula for Correlation Coeffieicnts Between Normally Scattered Functions
- Yoshikazu Takada: Existence of Estimators with Bounded Risks under an Asymmetric Loss Function

- M. R. Darafsheh and A. R. Ashrafi: (2,
*p*,*q*)-Generations of the Conway Group*Co*_{1} - Naohiro Kanesaka and Kimio Watanabe: On Plurigenera of Hypersurfaces Purely Elliptic Singularities
- Naoki Shibata: An Example on the Difference of Two Mappin-Space Topologies: the Strong Topology and the Very Strong Topology
- Huafei Sun: On Affine Translation Surfaces of Constant Mean Curvature
- Liu Hui Zhao and Wang Hui: On the Existence of Nonnegative Radial Solutions for Elliptic System
- Yushan Xiao and Yoshikazu Takada: Median Unbiasedness and Pitman's Measure of Closeness in a Prediction Problem
- Takahisa Yokoyama: Analysis of Multivariate Growth Curves with Covariates
- Shin-ichi Ohwaki and Koh-ichi Matsuda: On Formulae for Correlation Coefficients Between Normally Scattered Functions II

- M. R. Darafsheh, A. R. Ashrafi and G. A. Moghani: (
*p*,*q*,*r*)-Generations of the Conway Group*Co*_{1}for Odd*p* - Keisuke Shiromoto and Tomoyuki Yoshida: A Singleton Bound for Linear Codes over
/l*Z**Z*

- Masayuki Maenishi: On the Rank of Elliptic Cureves
*y*^{2}=x^{3}-pqx - Yasuo Kamata: A Note on Klein Curve
- Sayaka Hamada and Jyoichi Kaneko: Classification of Pfaffian Systems of Fuchs Type of a Particular Class

- Behrooz Khosravi and Bahman Khosravi: A Characterization of
^{2}*E*_{6}(*q*) - M. R. Darafsheh, A. R. Ashrafi and G. A. Moghani: (
*p*,*q*,*r*)-Generations of*nX*-Complementary Generations of the Sporadic Group*Ly* - Li Chen: Parabolic Type Monge-Ampère Equation with Zero Initial Boudary Value
- Naoki Shibata: Infinitesimal Stability of Stalbe Maps on Manifolds with Boundary

- Yoshishige Haraoka: On confluences of hypergeometric integrals

- H. Shi and G. Chen:
^{2}D_{p+1}(2) (5=< p not=2^{m}-1) can be characterized by its order components - W. Shuhong: Representation of adjoint of composition operator
- M. Abe: A note on the meromorphic O(X)-convexity
- Y. Ohshima: A note on domains of holomorphy in two dimensional normal Stein spaces
- D. Kim: On a gaugeability for non-local Feynman-Kac functionals
- Y. Oka: Positive definite state extensions in transformation group C
^{*}-algebras - J. Itoh: Gauss-type curvature and tubes for polyhedral surfaces
- N. Ando: Willmore surfaces in S
^{3}and minimal surfaces in S^{4}_{1} - H. Kishimura: The Gaussian curvature of a parallel curved surfaces
- A. Watanabe: On perfect isometires for blocks with abelian defect groups and cyclic hyperfocal subgroups
- Y. Ohshima: Lines on Del Pezzo surfaces with Gorenstein singularities
- F. Sugisaki: On topologidal pressure of Cantor minimal systems and a strong orbit equivalence
- S. Ohwaki and S. Inada: On a distribution formula for solutions of linear autonomous systems with fluctuations

- Vajaitu, N. and Zaharescu, A.: On the distance between orbits under a group of isometires on a metric space
- Filipuk, G.: On the middle convlution and birational symmetries of the sixth Painleve equation
- Hancl, J., Rucki, P. and Sustek, J.: A generalization of Sandor's theorem using iterated logarithms
- Furushima, M.: On the singular Fano threefold V
^{*}_{22}with a small Gorenstein singularity - Endo, A.: Relative norms of Gauss sums for characters of 2-power order
- Takada, Y.: Two-stage procedure for estimating a linear function of normal means under an asymmetric loss function
- Hamana, Y.: A remark on the range of three dimensional pinned random walks
- Ando, K. and Kohno, M.: A certain reduction of a single differential equation to a system of differential equations
- Oka, Y.: A remark on the functional calculus in C
^{*}-algebras and positive definite sequences - Sugisaki, F.: Topological pressure of Cantor minimal systems within a strong orbit equivalence class

- Kohno, M.: Gauss multiplication formula for extended psi function
- Sasano, Y.: Coupled Painleve IV systems in dimension four
- Darafsheh, M. R. and Mahmiani, A.: A quantitative characterization of
the linear group L
_{p+1}(2) where p is a prime number - Risteski, I. B.: New wide classes of complex vector functional equations

- Endô, A.: On the Maillet determinant associated with a Dirichlet character
- Ueda, K. and Yoshinaga, M.: Logarithmic vector fields along smooth plane cubic curves
- Shi, H. G. and Chen, G. Y.: D
_{p+1}(3) (p=> 3) can be characterized by its order components - Zaharescu, A. and Zaki, M.: Factorization in certain rings of arithmetical functions

- Nakayama, H. and Sekiguchi, J.: Determination of b-functions of polynomials defining
Saito free divisors related with simple curve singularities of types E
_{6}, E_{7}, E_{8} - Khosravi, B.: A characterization of the automorphism groups of sporadic groups by the set of orders of maximal Abelian subgroups
- Kimura, H. and Nakamura, Y.: Analogue of Ward correspondence for a degenerated Schlesinger system